Kray Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a crow in some way, from Middle High German kra, krei(g)e ‘crow’. German: habitational name from a place called Kray, near Essen.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Kray Family Origin

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Kray Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Brakeman

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kray family was Farm Laborer. The most common Kray occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Kray's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Brakeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kray.

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Kray Historical Records

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Kray Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Kray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kray in 1948 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kray

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